Karkata Hand Gesture (Mudra)

March 23rd, 2008 by Anjali

Here the fingers of both the hands are interlocked with each other.

karkata

Lets take a look at the Viniyoga shloka (uses)

Sammuhagamane tundadarshane shankhapurane
anganam motane shakhonnamane cha niyujyate

This verse says that Karkata is used to denote

  • Arrival of people (Get together)
  • Showing the Belly
  • Blowing the counch
  • Twisting and stretching of Limbs
  • Bending a branch

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  • 1 shubha Feb 12, 2010 at 2:43 am

    Thank you so much Anjali . Its really a great help . :)